Indo-Saracenic Architecture

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Sharwin Kailashi
The foundation for the building of the Baroda Museum was laid by Maharaj Sayajirao III in 1887. The construction of the museum building began in 1890 and was completed in 1894 and in the very same year the museum was opened for the people of Baroda. The collection of the museum is exhibited in 28…
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Hanoz H.R. Patel
  The State of Baroda: A historical glimpse   The history of Baroda is almost two thousand years old. The region was divided into two small towns, namely Ankottaka (present-day Akota in Vadodara) and ‘Vadapadraka’ or ‘Vatpatrak’ (Leaf of Banyan Tree) on the banks of the rivers Mahi and Vishwamitri…
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Sharmishtha Agarwal
Sarkhej Roza is one of the most original architectural complexes of Ahmedabad and Gujarat. It is an example of the early Islamic culture of the region, fusing Islamic stylistic influences from Persia with Hindu and Jain architectural features to form what is known as the ‘Indo-Saracenic’ style of…
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Asit Kumar Bandhyopadhyay
Introduction   To a student of art history of the colonial buildings in India, the South Park Street Cemetery is singularly interesting for its wide distribution, greater variations and an association with those brave soldiers and noble scholars who spent their lives at a very young age in the…
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Subuhi Jiwani
Architect, urbanist and educator Rahul Mehtrotra talks about the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus's (formerly Victoria Terminus) central location in colonial transport networks, its construction by British architects and Indian craftsmen, its special status as a living monument today, and how ‘…
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Subuhi Jiwani
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) is one of the few 'living' World Heritage Sites, used by approximately 6.4 lakh people daily, and employing about 5,000 workers.
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Malavika Mandalappa (photography) & Subuhi Jiwani (curation and text)
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